Holiday season can be a very stressful time for some

(Jefferson County) The holiday season is a joyous time for many of us, but it can also be stressful, difficult and even risky for mental health.

Amy Sherill is a nurse and the clinical supervisor for behavioral health at Mercy Jefferson. She says holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas and even New Year’s can have a toll on some people.

Sherill goes over how to identify the signs of holiday depression.

We asked Sherill if certain types of depression have been identified, what is the best way to bring up the topic of the persons mental health.

Mercy Jefferson provides mental health resources for the community.

To find out more about the resources offered click here.